Dr. Jacobs is originally from upstate New York, born and raised in Webster. She attended the University of Pittsburgh, receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience and psychology in 1997. Dr. Jacobs earned her doctor of veterinary medicine at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. Shortly after graduation, she packed up the truck, moved to Colorado and joined our Banfield team. Dr. Jacobs enjoys all the outdoor activities that Colorado has to offer. She is an avid runner and has participated in many races, including the Boston Marathon and the Leadville 100 trail race. She also loves to travel and has recently started cycling. She shares her home with her yellow-naped Amazon parrot, Elling.